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Posted on: Tuesday, 20 April 2010

May Special offers – Discounted rates at some of South Africa’s favourite destinations

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Although there are no long weekends or public holidays in May, it’s the month before the 2010 World Cup begins and we are inundated with foreigners here to watch the beautiful game. Why not take a few days off in May to relax before you gear yourself up to watch all the matches in June and July.

As we always do at this time of the month, we’ve hunted down the best Special Offers available for accommodation in South Africa on SA-Venues.com and present them here for you to consider. The great thing about this time of year is that there are fewer tourists visiting our shores so there are plenty of bargains to be had when considering a mini-holiday.  And if you can get away for a few days midweek, the discounts are even better!

Jaci's Lodges

Jaci’s Lodges

… in the NORTH WEST PROVINCE
Jaci’s Lodges in the fabulous Madikwe Game Reserve are offering special discounted rates for stays of three nights or longer. Jaci’s Lodges invite you to share the wildness of South Africa in the exclusive luxury of their magnificent Lodges. Situated in the Malaria Free Madikwe Game Reserve boasting 75,000 hectares of “Big 5 territory”, you can also expect to see Wild Dog, both Black and White Rhino, Sable, Giraffe and over 340 species of birds. See More about Jaci’s Lodges / Rates & Special Offers.

See more North West Province Special Offers

… in MPUMALANGA
Trees Too Guest Lodge in Komatipoort is offering a special until 31 May 2010 with a 15% discount on standard rates. This guest house is just eight kilometres from the Crocodile Bridge Gate into the Kruger Park. See More about Trees Two Guest Lodge / Rates & Special Offers

Protea Kruger Gate

Protea Kruger Gate

On the banks of the Sabie River, and situated only 100 meters from the Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park, the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate provides guests with the ideal situation from which to experience Africa first-hand. The hotel is offering a ‘May Kruger Special’ where children under 12 stay free of charge and adults pay discounted rates of R695 per person sharing and R1065 per person single per night, on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis (a maximum of two children per room). Also available are specials for the month of June, July and December … See More about Protea Hotel Kruger Gate / Rates & Special Offers

For more offers see Mpumalanga Special Offers

… in the WESTERN CAPE
In the Cape Winelands, Oude Denneboom in Paarl is offering a Midweek Autumn Special (valid Monday to Thursday nights only), stay two nights or longer and enjoy a 15% discount on their already reasonable standard rates at this 4-star graded self catering cottage. See More about Oude Denneboom / Rates & Special Offers

Bantry Bay Resort

Bantry Bay Resort

On the Atlantic Seaboard, Bantry Bay International Vacation Resort is the perfect place to relax and enjoy one of the most breathtaking views on earth. Wake to the sound of the Atlantic ocean pounding below your private sundeck at this superbly situated resort which hugs the craggy rockface a short distance from Cape Town’s Clifton beach. Enjoy a 20% discount on standard rates for all bookings until 31 July 2010, includes World Cup Bookings. See More about Bantry Bay International / Rates & Bookings

At Maartens Guest House in Seapoint, guests experience and enjoy the City, beaches, surroundings of Cape Town and the Western Cape to the fullest. Thanks to their very central location the guest house is ideally based for all your activities. For the month of May you can stay at Maartens for 3 nights and only pay for 2! See more about Maartens Guest House / Rates & Special Offers

The Grand Daddy

The Grand Daddy

Luxury shouldn’t exclude playfulness so The Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town Central has infused all its rooms and communal spaces with magical creative touches to ensure that guests are pleasantly surprised by the unexpected, the humorous and the interesting. Up until the 31st May you can stay at The Grand Daddy for only R1200 per room per night, includes breakfast for 2 persons. (minimum 2 night stay required). See more about The Grand Daddy Hotel / Rates & Special Offers

The Warm Winter Special at Villa Rustique in Oudtshoorn offers a 50% discount on standard rates for your second nights’ accommodation OR stay three nights and only pay for two. This special is available until 31 May 2010. 365 days a year, when the weather is fine, we let you enjoy our superb breakfast on the patio around the pool. Guests can relax and stay refreshed around the swimming pool or enjoy a day trip to a local Oudtshoorn attraction. See more about Villa Rustique.

Villa Tarentaal

Views at Villa Tarentaal

Villa Tarentaal in Tulbagh in the Cape Winelands is named after the guinea fowl that run freely in our secluded gardens. The Villa is a combination of historic Cape Dutch architecture and romantic Italian villa, giving you a wine lands feel like no other.

Dramatic views of the Witzenburg mountains, olive orchard and surrounding vineyards invite you to relax and renew. This serene setting combined with your luxury cottage, which provides the privacy and comforts of home, guarantee a memorable stay. Fusing comfort and beauty our cottages provide a setting to linger and relax. Our cottages are named after some of the exquisite bird life that surround the villa. From the 1st of May through to August you can stay at Villa Tarentaal for 3 nights and only pay for 2. See more about Villa Tarentaal / Rates & Special Offers

For more offers see Western Cape Special Offers

Garden Route Game Lodge

Garden Route Game Lodge

… in the GARDEN ROUTE
Pay only R695 per person sharing per night at the Garden Route Game Lodge in Albertinia. This rate includes accommodation with breakfast, one game drive daily as well as a cheetah walk and a visit to the reptile park. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg Mountain Range, the Garden Route Game Lodge guards the entrance to the Garden Route Coast. Only 3½ hours drive from Cape Town, this malaria free, private game reserve is home to an abundance of animal and bird life including the Big 5. See more about Garden Route Game Lodge / Rates & Special Offers

Zoutpan Struishuis, also in Albertinia on the Garden Route is offering a Stress Release Getaway Special for R1500 per person sharing, for two nights. This includes accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis and a 3 day stress release programme including massages etc. See more about Zoutpan Struishuis / Rates & Special Offers

Palms Wilderness

Palms Wilderness

Only 4 minutes from the spectacular Wilderness beach – in the heart of the quant Wilderness village, Palms Wilderness Retreat is definitely the place to stay when exploring the Garden Route or playing golf in the area. In close proximity to a number of excellent golf courses, Palms Wilderness Retreat is offering a special deal: stay three nights or longer and enjoy a 30% discount on standard rates. See more about Palms Wilderness Retreat / Rates & Special Offers

For more offers see Garden Route Special Offers

… in the EASTERN CAPE
Quarry Lake Inn in East London is offering discounted weekend rates of R440 per person sharing which include breakfast (only valid for bookings from Friday to Sunday nights). The Inn is ideal for leisure travel to East London, the gateway to the unspoilt Wild Coast and birthplace of Nelson Mandela. See more about Quarry Lake Inn / Rates & Special Offers

River Bend Lodge

River Bend Lodge

5-star graded RiverBend Lodge in the Addo Elephant National Park has a special valid for the month of May – Stay for 4 nights you will only pay for three.  Tranquility, luxury and exquisite cuisine describe the gracious living at the River Bend Lodge in the Eastern Cape. River Bend Lodge is situated within the 17 000 hectare Nyati Private Concession of the Addo Elephant Park, just 70 km from Port Elizabeth. Experience Africa at its best, a perfect balance between elegant country life and the Eastern Cape bush. See more about RiverBend Lodge / Rates & Special Offers

Dockside Guest House in Port Alfred is offering their Harbour Room for R340 (single) and R220 (sharing) while their African, Ethnic, Sea and Egyptian Rooms are only R300 (single) and R200 (sharing) per person per night. See more about Dockside Guest House / Rates & Special Offers

For more offers see Eastern Cape Special Offers

Budmarsh Private Lodge

Budmarsh Private Lodge

… in GAUTENG
At Budmarsh Private Lodge, spoil mom this Mother’s Day with a weekend away in the countryside where she can escape to the magic of the Magaliesberg, put her feet up, relax and be treated to luxurious accommodation, sumptuous cuisine and exquisite surroundings. Sunday morning’s breakfast will be accompanied by a gift in celebration of Mother’s Day. See more about Budmarsh Private Lodge / Rates & Special Offers

The advantage of staying at Safari Club SA in Kempton Park, apart from luxury accommodation and superior service, is you are only 4 minutes from the gateway to South Africa, OR Tambo Airport. The Club offers free transfers to and from the airport to all clients. Enjoy special ‘Pre-World Cup’ rates of only R450.00 per person sharing which includes breakfasts and airport transfers.

For more offers see Gauteng Special Offers

Tamakwa Country Lodge

Tamakwa Country Lodge

… in KWAZULU NATAL
Stay three nights and only pay for two at Tamakwa Country Lodge in Rosetta for the month of May. Tamakwa Country Lodge is situated in the village of Rosetta in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands with dramatic views of the Drakensberg Mountains. Tamakwa Country Lodge offers luxurious self-catering as well as bed and breakfast accommodation in an area renowned for excellent trout fishing.

In Nottingham Road, stay at the well known Nottingham Road Hotel for only R299.99 per person on their special midweek break deal. The Legendary Nottingham Road Hotel is located in the heart of Nottingham Road village, close to golfing estates great trout fishing dams and the unique shops of the KwaZulu Natal “Midlands Meander”. See more about Nottingham Road Hotel / Rates & Special Offers

For more offers see KwaZulu Natal Special Offers

Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge

Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge

… in LIMPOPO
At Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge, Tony and Alma warmly welcome guests to their relaxing and friendly oasis in the bush. Set in the vast Balule Nature Reserve, within the Greater Kruger National Park, this is home to a superb variety of fauna and flora, including the “Big 5”. Enjoy the very best safari experience possible at this congenial retreat at the current special of “Pay for 2 nights and Stay for 3″. We will give you lasting memories of Africa’s spectacular wildlife. See more about Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge / Rates & Special Offers

For more offers see Limpopo Special Offers

With so many special offers all around the country what is your excuse not to take a few days break?

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1 comment about May Special offers – Discounted rates at some of South Africa’s favourite destinations
  1. April 21st, 2010 at 11:41
    Riekie says:

    I am looking for beach accomodation for December 2010 from 20/12/2010